#FIRSTLOOK: KATHRYN NEWTON X COLE SPROUSE TO STAR IN “LISA FRANKENSTEIN”
Focus Features have announced today that Kathryn Newton and Cole Sprouse are set to star in late ’80s-set LISA FRANKENSTEIN to be directed by first-time Feature Director Zelda Williams, with a Script from Oscar winner Diablo Cody. Production begins this Summer.
Cody will write and serve as a producer alongside Mason Novick who will produce via his MXN Entertainment banner. LISA FRANKENSTEIN reunites Cody and Novick who have previously collaborated on films including TULLY, YOUNG ADULT, JENNIFER’S BODY and JUNO, which Cody earned an Oscar® for Best Original Screenplay. Jeff Lampert will serve as executive producer. Focus Features’s Vice President of Production and Development, Michelle Momplaisir, will serve as the creative executive on the project.
Set in 1989, an unpopular high schooler accidentally re-animates a handsome Victorian corpse during a lightning storm and starts to rebuild him into the man of her dreams using the broken tanning bed in her garage.
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